Alice Queen

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Doreen Williams takes oath of office in Rockdale County

Doreen Williams was sworn in to serve as the Post 2 commissioner on the Rockdale Board of Commissioners.

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Great-grandmother hopes twins who killed their mother will one day lead productive lives

Della Frazier can’t quite reconcile the images of the two loving, vivacious twin girls she raised with the two young women who pleaded guilty to killing their mother earlier this year.

Rockdale County offices will be closed three days in observance of holidays

Rockdale County offices will be closed three days over the next two weeks in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

Newton Medical staff cuts affect 23

Twenty-three employees of Newton Medical Center were impacted by staff cuts announced on Friday, or about 2.8 percent of the hospital’s work force.

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Rockdale County extends contract with attorney Qader Baig

Commissioners approved a two-year extension of the county’s contract with attorney Qader Baig for legal services on Tuesday. Baig has been the county attorney since February 2009.

Rockdale County commissioners fill volunteer appointments

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners made several re-appointments and new appointments to county volunteer boards as the end of the year draws near.

Rockdale County ethics ordinance a long time coming

It took more than six months, but perseverance finally paid off for Post 2 Commissioner JaNice Van Ness.

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Rockdale County gives funding boost to Economic Development Council

The Conyers-Rockdale Economic Development Council received a bump in funding from the county in the general fund budget approved Tuesday.

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Tuesday proclaimed as 'JaNice Van Ness Appreciation Day'

Rockdale commissioners proclaimed Tuesday as JaNice Van Ness Appreciation Day in Rockdale County in recognition of her final board meeting as a county commissioner.

Rockdale County commissioners trim 2015 budget requests by $3 million

Rockdale commissioners approved a 2015 general fund budget of $60.5 million Tuesday, a reduction of $3 million from the initial budget proposal made by Chairman Richard Oden.

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